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Agnes Grey and Journey to the Centre of the Earth

By Anne Bronte and Jules Verne
  • ISBN Code: : 9354863108
  • Publisher : Fusion Books
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Agnes Grey’ is the debut novel of Anne novel of Anee Bronte. It’s a victorian novel. The story revolves around the center character, Agnes Grey who works as a governess within the families of the English gen-try. Actually. Anne (the author) had also worked as a governess for almost 5-years. So she has put all her experiences in the novel. How she actually suffered and, in general, how actually it all affected a young woman. She has focussed on empathy in the story, not only with the human beings but also with the animals.How Agnes be unsuccessful as a governess? So this complete story will be unveiled after going through this romantic and empathy based novel. Very interesting and lucidly written. Journey to the Centre of the Earth ‘Journey to the center of the Earth’ is a classic novel by Jules Verne (8th February 1828 24th March 1905). He was a French novelist, poet, and playwright. Firstly, this classic science fiction novel was published in French in 1864. Verne’s innovation was the concept of the prehistoric realm. Actually he developed a passion for travelling and adventure at an early age. He wrote a se-ries of best-selling adventure novels. ‘Twenty thousand leagues under the Seas’, ‘Around the world in Eighty days’. It also includes’ ‘Journey to center of the earth’, ‘From the earth to the moon’, ‘The mysterious island’, ‘Off on a comet’. Verne has put his best efforts for this novel’s distinction, based on well-researched Victorian science. The journey begins in Hamburg, Germany, where Axel lives with his uncle. Its main theme is per-severance toward a larger goal, and the power of earth.

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“Beautiful….Compelling entertainment.” —New York Times One of the most beloved novels of all time, The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough’s sweeping family saga of dreams, titanic struggles, dark passions, and forbidden love in the Australian Outback, returns to enthrall a new generation. The Thorn Birds is a chronicle of three generations of Clearys—an indomitable clan of ranchers carving lives from a beautiful, hard land while contending with the bitterness, frailty, and secrets that penetrate their family. It is a poignant love story, a powerful epic of struggle and sacrifice, a celebration of individuality and spirit. Most of all, it is the story of the Clearys' only daughter, Meggie, and the haunted priest, Father Ralph de Bricassart—and the intense joining of two hearts and souls over a lifetime, a relationship that dangerously oversteps sacred boundaries of ethics and dogma. “A heart-rending epic…truly marvelous.” —Chicago Tribune

When Scotland Was Jewish

By Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman,Donald N. Yates
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  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Book Code : 9780786455225
  • Total of Pages : 264
  • Category : History
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  • Pdf File: when-scotland-was-jewish.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The popular image of Scotland is dominated by widely recognized elements of Celtic culture. But a significant non–Celtic influence on Scotland’s history has been largely ignored for centuries? This book argues that much of Scotland’s history and culture from 1100 forward is Jewish. The authors provide evidence that many of the national heroes, villains, rulers, nobles, traders, merchants, bishops, guild members, burgesses, and ministers of Scotland were of Jewish descent, their ancestors originating in France and Spain. Much of the traditional historical account of Scotland, it is proposed, rests on fundamental interpretive errors, perpetuated in order to affirm Scotland’s identity as a Celtic, Christian society. A more accurate and profound understanding of Scottish history has thus been buried. The authors’ wide-ranging research includes examination of census records, archaeological artifacts, castle carvings, cemetery inscriptions, religious seals, coinage, burgess and guild member rolls, noble genealogies, family crests, portraiture, and geographic place names.

The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Three)

By Rick Riordan
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  • Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
  • Book Code : 1423155165
  • Total of Pages : 608
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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Book Short Summary:

In The Son of Neptune, Percy, Hazel, and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Halfblood, and traveled to the land beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest. The third book in the Heroes of Olympus series will unite them with Jason, Piper, and Leo. But they number only six--who will complete the Prophecy of Seven? The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea. Then they will have to sail together to the ancient land to find the Doors of Death. What exactly are the Doors of Death? Much of the prophecy remains a mystery. . . . With old friends and new friends joining forces, a marvelous ship, fearsome foes, and an exotic setting, The Mark of Athena promises to be another unforgettable adventure by master storyteller Rick Riordan.

Historical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio Practice

By Arie Wallert
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  • Publisher : Getty Publications
  • Book Code : 0892363223
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Art
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  • Pdf File: historical-painting-techniques-materials-and-studio-practice.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Bridging the fields of conservation, art history, and museum curating, this volume contains the principal papers from an international symposium titled "Historical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio Practice" at the University of Leiden in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from June 26 to 29, 1995. The symposium—designed for art historians, conservators, conservation scientists, and museum curators worldwide—was organized by the Department of Art History at the University of Leiden and the Art History Department of the Central Research Laboratory for Objects of Art and Science in Amsterdam. Twenty-five contributors representing museums and conservation institutions throughout the world provide recent research on historical painting techniques, including wall painting and polychrome sculpture. Topics cover the latest art historical research and scientific analyses of original techniques and materials, as well as historical sources, such as medieval treatises and descriptions of painting techniques in historical literature. Chapters include the painting methods of Rembrandt and Vermeer, Dutch 17th-century landscape painting, wall paintings in English churches, Chinese paintings on paper and canvas, and Tibetan thangkas. Color plates and black-and-white photographs illustrate works from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.

One Night's Mystery

By May Agnes Fleming
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 443
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 164
  • Pdf File: one-night-s-mystery.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"One Night's Mystery" by May Agnes Fleming. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Forty Bedtime Stories

By Agnes Rahoza
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  • Publisher : Tom eMusic
  • Book Code : 1623210275
  • Total of Pages : 96
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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Book Short Summary:

This collection of bedtime stories is specifically designed for both parents and children, with forty lively tales! These are short, written in an appealing style and are in turn, exciting, amusing, whimsical and involving; there are tales to suit every taste. In addition, all forty tales are richly illustrated. This volume promises to be a veritable treasure trove of stories for bedtime, long car journeys or even just rainy afternoons! The collection includes the following titles: 1) The Scarecrow 2) Tim’s Train 3) The Great War 4) Hidden Treasures 5) Mr. Frog 6) Ice Cream for Refreshment 7) The Snowman and the Hare 8) Mr. Nightingale’s Music School 9) Night Encounter 10) The Favorite Tasks of Lou Trumpet ...and 30 more.